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Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder (#4003)

Honeybees Endure the Sting of Colony Collapse Disorder (#4003)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 3:01 PM

It’s early spring and nearly 60 people have gathered for the Central Iowa Honey Producers’ annual auction. The sale, with its reconditioned and specially-made wares – caters to small-scale beekeepers that own or work with just a few colonies of... Read More »
Introducing Math Adventures! (#0)

Introducing Math Adventures! (#0)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Overview Math Adventures: A Math Engagement Program is based on the Iowa Core Standards for Kindergarten.  The goal of the program is to help Kindergarteners improve their math skills. Studies have shown that early math skills are... Read More »
Iowa Public Television Announces 26 Ready for School Communities for 2014-2015 (#0)

Iowa Public Television Announces 26 Ready for School Communities for 2014-2015 (#0)

posted on September 17, 2014 at 7:51 AM

Education specialists work to strengthen math and literacy skills of young Iowa children Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative. Educational... Read More »
U.S. Diplomacy (#0)

U.S. Diplomacy (#0)

posted on September 16, 2014 at 11:56 AM

Diplomacy is a key concept that students need to grasp as citizens of a global society. Various roles of U.S. diplomats exist in embassies and consulates around the world and at the U.S. Department of State. Yet, their mission is clear — to... Read More »
IPTV Continues to Provide Educators with Mandatory Reporter Training Free of Charge (#0)

IPTV Continues to Provide Educators with Mandatory Reporter Training Free of Charge (#0)

posted on September 15, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Public Television is excited to offer the Mandatory Reporter Training for Child & Dependent Adult Abuse online for school administrators, teachers, school support staff, and others who interact with students in Iowa. This training is... Read More »
Market to Market (September 12, 2014) (#4003)

Market to Market (September 12, 2014) (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 7:23 PM

Full Program: Mother Nature displays her ominous power from the South Pacific to South Dakota. House lawmakers side with farmers against an Obama Administration proposal on water. Wounded by the sting of disease, some of agriculture's busiest workers struggle to... 27:44 Read More »
Congress Sides With Farmers Against Proposed EPA Water Rule (#4003)

Congress Sides With Farmers Against Proposed EPA Water Rule (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:32 PM

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure this week designed to prevent the administration from broadly defining which bodies of water can be regulated under the Clean Water Act. Read More »
Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (#4003)

Market Plus: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:26 PM

Market Analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the commodity markets with host Mike Pearson. 10:06 Read More »
Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (#4003)

Market Analysis: Tomm Pfitzenmaier (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Analyst Tomm Pfitzenmaier discusses the markets with host Mike Pearson. Read More »
Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest (#4003)

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 PM

In Hawaii, lava from one of the world’s most active volcanoes continued its slow but steady creep, nearing rural homes on the Big Island. While Kilauea, has erupted continuously since 1983, scientists warn if the current trail of magma... Read More »

Groups sue over oil shipments in older rail cars (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:46 AM

Environmental groups sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday over the shipment of volatile crude oil in older railroad tank cars. Read More »

Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:42 AM

The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business. Read More »

California in tussle over record utility fine (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:36 AM

The biggest beneficiary of the record $1.4 billion fine levied against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a gas line explosion that killed eight people and destroyed dozens of homes in suburban San Francisco is the state of California, which stands... Read More »

New Mexico's green chile harvest in full swing (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:33 AM

The sweet aroma of roasted peppers is wafting throughout New Mexico, signaling that fall is around the corner and the green chile harvest is in full swing. Read More »

US to spend $328 million on conservation easements (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:31 AM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $328 million in funding Monday to protect and restore farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country. Read More »

Iowa college hopes to use grass to power campus (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:27 AM

The University of Iowa hopes it will be able to use grass as a biofuel to help power the campus Read More »

Senators chide freight railroads on delays (#4003)

posted on September 12, 2014 at 11:24 AM

Senators say they're skeptical that freight railroads are doing all they can do to alleviate widespread delays preventing shippers from getting their products to market. Read More »
Tailgating Food (#310)

Tailgating Food (#310)

posted on September 10, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Whether a Cyclone or a Hawkeye fan, there is at least one thing these rivals can agree on: tailgaiting is great. 03:51 Read More »
Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

Iowa Outdoors (#405) (#405)

posted on September 8, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Full Program: From scuba diving Okoboji to the high dynamic landscapes of the Loess Hills, we venture back into the archives for our best photographic journeys. 28:45 Read More »
Get Your Tech On with PBS LearningMedia (#0)

Get Your Tech On with PBS LearningMedia (#0)

posted on September 8, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Is access to digital technology as essential as oxygen in this day and age? Is it the teachers, or the technology, that make school improvement possible? Can technology transform be failing schools? Today through November 30, PBS LearningMedia is... Read More »

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